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Education at Seattle Pacific University

Every education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the education program at Seattle Pacific University stacks up to those at other schools.

SPU is located in Seattle, Washington and has a total student population of 3,601. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 24 students received a bachelor's degree in education from SPU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.

SPU Education Degrees Available

  • Undergrad Certificate in Education (1 - 4 Years)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

SPU Education Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the education progam at SPU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The education major at SPU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Education Undergraduate Certificate Schools 50
Most Focused Education Schools 66
Best Value Education Graduate Certificate Schools 147
Most Popular Education Schools 157
Most Focused Education Master’s Degree Schools 177

In 2021, 160 students received their master’s degree in education from SPU. This makes it the #269 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 7 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #388 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at SPU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Seattle Pacific University.

SPU Education Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 24 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Education from SPU in 2020-2021, 13% were men and 88% were women.


About 67% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in education at SPU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a bachelor's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 16
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

SPU Education Master’s Program

71% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 160 education students who graduated with a master's degree in 2020-2021 from SPU, about 29% were men and 71% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 19% men graduate in education each year. SPU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 9% more men than average.


Of the students who received a education master's degree from SPU, 65% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a master's in education.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 11
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 104
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 25

SPU also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 7 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

Education majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Seattle Pacific University. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 287
Educational Administration 53
Student Counseling 51
Teacher Education Subject Specific 25
General Education 20
Instructional Media Design 6
Special Education 4

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WA, the home state for Seattle Pacific University.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Teacher Assistants 37,810 $35,130
Elementary School Teachers 26,900 $65,180
High School Teachers 14,560 $67,550
Coaches and Scouts 12,520 $43,420
Preschool Teachers 11,050 $32,960


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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